6.1

When we moved here some people told me Dushanbe was boring. I’ve never found that to be the case. I do think you need to make your own fun here since it’s a small town, but being in the CLO office it’s not that difficult to have a very busy social life. Then the earth […]

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Model Behavior

The move to Tajikistan has come with a handful of unique experiences. Even in just the past three months I’ve done some things I don’t think I would ever do anywhere else. The most fun thus far has been participating in Vogue Dushanbe 2015. I was approached by Manuchehra Shaknamova at Ambassador Elliott’s farewell. She asked […]

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Get Saucy

One of my most favorite things to do is cook. I started small with store-bought spaghetti with frozen meatballs and recently graduated to homemade spaghetti with meatballs. By homemade I mean homemade noodles, homemade meatballs, and, of course, homemade sauce. I’ve actually never made my own sauce before. One of my dreams when we stop […]

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Down with the Sickness

As much as I tried, I know I wasn’t prepared for everything when we got here. There was so much going on the last month we were in the states and so much new stuff to think about there’s no way I couldn’t have thought of everything. One thing I was ready for was Tajik […]

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Communing with “Nature”

Last weekend was the annual Embassy camp out. It’s essentially camping in your backyard. And Sean and I took it way too seriously. It was the first time since we bought all our camping gear that we were able to test it out. We’d ran out of time in Maryland, so we loaded our backpacks with the […]

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